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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace
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Librivox recording of A Master of Mysteries by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace. Read by J. M. Smallheer. "It so happened that the circumstances of fate allowed me to follow my own bent in the choice of a profession. From my earliest youth the weird, the mysterious had an irresistible fascination for me. Having private means, I resolved to follow my unique inclinations, and I am now well known to all my friends as a professional exposer of ghosts, and one who can clear away the mysteries of...
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by George Eliot
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LibriVox recording of The Lifted Veil, by George Eliot. Read by Kirsten Wever. George Eliot’s 1859 novella, The Lifted Veil, departs radically from the grounded realism of her longer and better known works, such as Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda. Its tone calls to mind the works of middlebrow Sensationists, like Wilkie Collins (The Moonstone), and of some of the better known authors of Victorian era horror writings, such as Bram Stoker (Dracula) and Mary Shelley (Frankenstein). Eliot here...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Ann Radcliffe
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LibriVox recording of The Italian, by Ann Radcliffe. The love story between a nobleman and a beautiful lady whom he meets in church leads both of them to unexpected places, as many people would not put up with their love. This novel is considered to be one of the best Gothic novels ever written, by one of the first (and best) writers of the genre. How does an "indecent" love story become a Gothic tale? What is the outcome of this love story? If you want to know, read this book....
Topics: Mystery, Gothic, romance, Librivox, literature, audiobook
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Valley of Fear (Version 2), by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Alisson Veldhuis.] John Douglas has been murdered at Birlstone manner, but Sherlock Holmes' main concern is the missing dumb-bell in the murder room. This fourth and final novel of Sherlock Holmes is based on the real-life adventures of the mob in Pennsylvania and the consequences of betrayal many years later. (Summary by Alisson Veldhuis) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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Topics: LibriVox, audio book, adventure, mystery, Sherlock Holmes
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace
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LibriVox recording of The Sorceress of the Strand by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace. Read by J. M. Smallheer From the moment Madame Sara arrived on the scene, she has taken London society by storm. Madame is both beautiful and mysterious, but it soon becomes clear to both Dixon Druce and his friend, police surgeon Eric Vandeleur, that there is something sinister about the woman and the goings on at her shop on the Strand. They soon become obsessed with proving her guilty of the many crimes that...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, mystery, The Strand Magazine, Madame Sara
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Algernon Blackwood
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LibriVox recording of The Willows, by Algernon Blackwood. Read by Michael Thomas Robinson. A tale of horror in which a pleasant sojourn down the Danube tumbles terrifyingly awry as the veil between this world and an unfathomably weird dimension is inadvertently pierced by an innocent pair of vacationers, "The Willows", arguably Algernon Blackwood's seminal contribution to supernatural literature, has had a lasting influence on the field. No less a personage than H. P. Lovecraft...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, horror, supernatural, mystery, suspense, weird
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Cloomber, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Delmar H. Dolbier. "This novel is written by the author of, among other novels, the Stories of Sherlock Holmes. It is narrated by John Fothergill West, who tries to discover why the tenant of Cloomber Hall, General Heatherstone, is nervous to the point of being paranoid. Why are his fears becoming stronger every year at the fifth of October? And why doesn't he let his children leave home? This is a great...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of A Study in Scarlet, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Bob Neufeld. A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective characters. He wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the next year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, mystery, fiction, london, england
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Poison Belt, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Three years after the events that took place in The Lost World , Professor Challenger urgently summons his fellow explorers (Professor Summerlee, Lord John Roxton, and reporter E.D. Malone) to a meeting. Oddly, he requires each to bring an oxygen cylinder with him. What he soon informs them is that from astronomical data and just-received telegraphs of strange accidents on the other side of the world, he...
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by Ann Radcliffe
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of Udolpho , by Ann Radcliffe. Considered a change agent in early Gothic romance; oft-referenced in later literary works or paid homage to by such authors as Jane Austen (influential novel ready by her heroine, Catherine Morland, in Northanger Abbey ); Edgar Allen Poe (borrowed plot elements for the short story The Oval Portrait ); and Sir Walter Scott. - In The Mysteries of Udolpho , one of the most famous and popular gothic novels of the eighteenth century,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, audio book, literature, udolpho, austen, radcliffe, mystery
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of His Last Bow, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, the great detective continues doing what he does best: averting political scandals, tracking down murderers, dragging Dr. Watson into unpleasant situations. As always, it's adventurous fun for the rest of us. This book was published in 1917, after The Return of Sherlock Holmes. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, Sherlock Holmes, Doyle, mystery, adventure, short story
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was devised by Scottish author and doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve cases. He is perhaps the most famous fictional detective, and indeed one of the best known and most...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, adventure, mystery, doyle, sherlock holmes
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Ruth Golding . A collection of twelve short stories featuring Conan Doyle's legendary detective, originally published as single stories in Strand Magazine and subsequently collected into a single volume. There is not always a crime committed nor a culprit to find, and when there is, Holmes does not invariably get his man. However, his extraordinary powers of deduction generally solve the mystery, often...
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Topics: librivox, audio book, mystery, sherlock holmes, crime, detective, short stories
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton). Join in the fun as Holmes deduces his...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text